| Oct 31, 2013
| 3:44 PM
After an interruption of nearly 30 years, movies will once again play at Pikesville's Pikes Theatre beginning Friday.
"I'm a true believer in neighborhood theaters," said Ira Miller, who will operate the revived movie house in the front half of a...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 11:09 AM
I recently had a chance to watch the space-themed film "Gravity," starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney.
Leaving aside the multitude of technical errors in the film, as someone who has consulted in the space business for a number years, I always...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 12:13 PM
The Senator Theatre is like your favorite old aunt — the busy, independent one who never married but who loved her nieces and nephews and spoiled them with candy and fantastic stories. She dressed like a Hollywood starlet, with rhinestone glasses...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Things appear to be heating up between George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin.
"The Monuments Men" actor-director and the British lawyer were spotted together on a four-day safari in Tanzania and photos of the pair have been obtained by People and Us...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Not many first-time filmmakers get invited to the White House to show their work, but on Friday a group of K-12 auteurs will do just that at the inaugural White House Student Film Festival.
Hosted by President Obama, the festival will showcase student-...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:43 PM
George Clooney is planning "downright dirty" payback for Tina Fey and Amy Poehler's Golden Globes gag about him, already humorously swiping at the women via his "Monuments Men" costar Matt Damon.
Clooney, whose "Gravity" role played nicely into their...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 10:21 AM
In addition to being one of Hollywood's most renowned bachelors, George Clooney is also one of the town's most committed pranksters, who has a well-publicized history of playing elaborate tricks on his fellow celebrities.
Wednesday on "The Late Show"...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Proving that maybe the tastes of MTV are not so different from those of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, three Oscar-nominated films -- "12 Years a Slave," "American Hustle" and "The Wolf of Wall Street" -- are among the movie of the...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Arriving at a Malibu cafe while waiting to conduct a post-screening Q&A, cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki isn't just on time but, startlingly, early. The 49-year-old Mexican-born cinematographer has earned raves for two very different films last year:...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Darwin, philosophy, 'Lost in Space': The DGA-winning filmmaker talks about early influences, many of which resurface in the emotional core of "Gravity" in a Q&A with Variety's Tim Gray.
Growing up, did you watch much TV?
All day long, television and...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Oscar buzz -- and a bigger box office gross -- couldn't lift "Gravity" over a highly anticipated Disney live-action fantasy when the two films hit the home video market last week.
Walt Disney Studios' "Thor: The Dark World," the eighth installment in the...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
For the many who followed the Oscar race closely this year, there was never any doubt that Alfonso Cuaron, the creative brains behind "Gravity," would win the Oscar for best director. But who knew that he might not hold onto that statue and the one he had...